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Dec 31, 2012 1:25am EST
to talk about his classmates, and father brooks and i was intrigued because clarence thomas was a classmate and i had not read much about the interaction -- interaction between the two. it is not a classic business story by an interested in leadership and mentoring. it took quite a while to get justice thomas to speak with me because he did not trust the agenda because i would like to talk about 1968, '69, '70. when i did but the depth of passion he had for holy cross. the feelings and emotions of father brooks. i am not usher who was that his presentation last week but when you contrast coli cross verses what he has said of his experience at yale is a profound difference. one was his classmates in the way he was treated and especially by father brooks. i set out to do an article. but grounds for a book but with my first project by when done all sorts of directions that did not work. one was a lot of history of the jesuit and the publisher said no. just like everybody else like not from the area took me awhile to learn how to produce it. [laughter] but it came down to these
Dec 25, 2012 12:00pm PST
, so that's why you told brooke that she could cook. >> felicia: brooke's cooking? >> ridge: and her sisters. >> thorne: a party catered by the logans. reminds me of the good old days. >> donna: aah! >> brooke: oh! >> donna: ugh, disgusting! >> brooke: oh, i suddenly feel like becoming a vegetarian. >> donna: oh. (sighs) why exactly are we doing this? >> brooke: i don't know. i thought it would be kind to offer. i had no idea that stephanie would say "yes." >> donna: (grunts) >> brooke: okay, what does it say to do next? >> donna: ugh. ooh.
Dec 18, 2012 11:00am PST
, everyone. i'm brooke baldwin live at the cnn world headquarters in atlanta. don lemon is standing by in newtown, connecticut, where we'll check in with him here momentarily. but the story this week, it just breaks your heart to see there, these funerals going on for these itty-bitty children here, two more young victims being laid to rest today. services for 6-year-old jessica rekos were held at st. rose of lima catholic church there in town. as her relatives grieve, they are also trying to help her brother travis understand why he can't play with his best friend. he wants to know where is his best friend. we found out jessica loved horses. she loved watching horse movies, drawing horses. apparently she asked santa claus this christmas for a new pair of cow girl boots. also today, 6-year-old james mattioli was buried. the funeral held at st. rose of lima church there in newtown. the family posted a public obituary. they called him, quote, our beloved prince. they say james loved school and spent hours and hours playing hockey. students in newtown, they are back in school today. bu
Dec 29, 2012 8:00am EST
started to talk about father brooks. i was intrigued. i was partly intrigued because clarence thomas was one of those classmates, and i had nod read much about the interaction of justice thomas and father brooks so that just got me intrigued. i'm a business journalist. it was not a classic business story, but i'm always interested in leadership. i'm always interested in mentoring, and it took quite a while to get justice thomas to speak with me, i think in part, because he didn't necessarily trust the agenda that i had which was i would like, in fact, like to talk about 1968, 1969, and 1970 #, those years, and when i went in to see him, want depth of passion he had for holy cross. the feelings and emotions he had about father brooks. i'm not sure who was at his presentation last week when he got his honorary degree, but it came up again. when you see how he feels about holy cross versus what he said about his experiences at yale, there's a profound difference, and i think one of the big differences was his classmates, and it was the way he felt treated at the college, and certainly t
Dec 21, 2012 11:00am PST
as always. "cnn newsroom" continues now with brooke baldwin. hey, brooke. >> suzanne, thank you so much. i'm brooke baldwin. huge news day. a lot to get to including the president's big announcement, saw it here on cnn, moments ago. senator john kerry tapped to replace hillary clinton as secretary of state. but he will have to go through congress first. we're going to talk about that here in just a moment. we have to begin with this. days of tears. days of debate, even some confrontation. the sounds of silence this morning spoke volumes as the nation and newtown remember what happened one week ago today. only rain drops heard during this moment. firefighters there in newtown, paying tribute to 20 young children, 6, 7 years of age and seven adults gunned down for reasons we may never know. the reflections began at 9:30 a.m. eastern time, that is the precise time that first call came in. at least 29 states held a moment of silence, put flags at half-staff, even parts of the internet went silent this morning. video gamers put down their consoles in unity and bells across connecticut state sou
Dec 15, 2012 1:05am PST
this nose. >> jimmy: that's mel brooks honoring his friend carl reiner. that is fantastic. >> carl never, never expected me to do anything that crazy. >> jimmy: it's kind of a weird thing where you can go out with a prosthetic nose and people don't notice it. [ laughter ] >> it's true. when you're really jewish, it doesn't make a bit of difference. but carl, i see carl, i'll see him later tonight, we'll be watching this later tonight. i see him almost every night. i love that guy. >> jimmy: i love the idea of you guys hanging out together. >> i said to carl the other night, this is really funny, i said, carl, you know, you're 90, going to be 91, you're amazing. just, i'm -- i'm just so amazed at everything you do. can i ask a personal question? he said, of course. every once in awhile, do you ever achieve an erection? this is all true. [ laughter ] and he -- and carl said, i do, i do, not so notice it. [ laughter ] that's -- true life -- >> jimmy: insurrection, i think, actually. wow, that's -- and how often are you guys together during the week? >> couple of nights a week. >> jimmy: tha
Dec 10, 2012 11:00am PST
with brooke baldwin. >> suzanne, thanks so much. good to be with all of you on a monday. i'm brooke baldwin. let's show you live pictures. we're watching and we're awaiting the president, packed room here, these are live pictures from redford, the redford plant, daimler's redford engine plant to be specific today this is the greater detroit area. we're expecting the president. this is an invitation only audience. we're expecting to hear themes of the economy, and middle class. couple of backdrops, just to put this in the back of your head as we continue this conversation with our chief white house correspondent who i'll bring in in a moment here. just yesterday, the president met with the speaker of the house, john boehner, to talk specifically about avoiding the fiscal cliff. we are mere weeks from that, you know, basically kicking in, first of the year. that's when everyone's taxes would be going up. that happened just yesterday. and also you have all these pro union protests happening not too far away in lansing, michigan. we have a correspondent there as well. we'll talk to here. jessic
Dec 28, 2012 12:00pm PST
she do this? >> brooke: caroline is a very principled young woman. >> bill: she is a spencer first, and spencers do not betray their own. >> brooke: i'm sure she doesn't see it as a betrayal. >> bill: she talked your son into telling his sister about something that never happened. now if she had done what i asked... >> brooke: you don't understand why she couldn't. >> bill: she went against my express wishes, and that is totally unacceptable. >> brooke: (sighs) look, i understand that you're upset, but caroline's heart was in the right place. >> bill: it's not her heart that i'm concerned about. it's her loyalty. and nobody does something against my family without there being repercussions, especially when that person is a spencer. >> katie: look, it's gonna bay
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Dec 12, 2012 12:00am PST
blood type is lava. i am here with brooke goldstein, founder of the children's right institute and director of the law fair project. and he is so sharp he sneezes thumbtacks. the thork times -- the new york times best sell -- best seller. it is called the story of greg gutfeld. thank you for that, by the way. i appreciate it. and in mexico he is the opening act. he is my repulsive sidekick, bill schulz. and if fierce commentary was tai chi i would do him on a mat in the park. it is the groar of gavin mcguinness. it is miles mcginnis. and our new york correspondent, pinch. >> i can tell i will get along with him. today at 5:38 written by our own nate silver, you remember him. he is like dick more rirks but active it. -- dick morris, but active. accurate. in other news, the new york times formerly endorses hillary clinton for president. vice president to be named later. ♪ all the news that's fit to print ♪ >> that was sophisticated. >> the north pole for gun control. more americans think santa is a democrat. and 40% believe the jolly man is a member of the left. versus 28%
Dec 25, 2012 12:00pm EST
is called the smithsonian castle. >> great, thanks again. >> brooke stoddard joined booktv at george mason university in virginia to talk about his book, "world in the balance." mr. stoddard was one of the authors appearing at the fall for the book festival, held annually at the university. this is just under half an hour. >> you're watching booktv on c-span2. and we are on location at george mason university. every fall. every fall for the book festival called fall for the book, and one of the authors u.s. be at the book festival is brooke stoddard. here is his book, "world in the balance: the perilous months of june-october 1940". brooke stoddard, world war ii started about six months prior to your book. what was happening in europe in june 1940? >> the war had started in september 1939, peter, and germany had overrun poland. hitler's idea at this point was to invade france and knock britain out of the war thereby. with the intent later on to invade the soviet union. he hated communism. this is one thing that was really part of his agenda. he was actually going to invade france in the w
Dec 19, 2012 12:00pm PST
not saying what brooke did was right. >> taylor: it's just so brooke, you know, kissing her sister's husband, it's-- >> steffy: but there were mitigating circumstances, mom. >> taylor: oh, no. >> steffy: (sighs) >> taylor: i know it's true that katie pushed bill and brooke together. i know that, but everybody knows that she wasn't herself. >> steffy: katie lured them to aspen. she left a note saying that she wanted a divorce, and she left her wedding ring. bill was a mess. if brooke hadn't been there with us, i don't know what we would have done. >> taylor: oh, wow. that's amazing. wow. (sighs) >> steffy: i know. imagine that-- me defending brooke. >> brooke: i'd like
Dec 6, 2012 11:00am PST
's stronger is up and taylor swift's "never getting back together." "newsroom" continues with brooke baldwin. >> thank you. >>> concerns they're rising over chemical weapons sites in syria and today for the first time defense secretary leon panetta says the most recent intelligence raises, his words, serious concerns. >> the whole world is watching. the whole world is watching very closely and the president of the united states has made very clear that there will be consequences, there will be consequences if the assad regime makes a terrible mistake by using these chemical weapons on their own people. >> earlier today, leon panetta. we'll have a report from the pentagon on syria in a moment. >>> first, shock waves in washington. a powerful republican senator suddenly calling it quits. south carolina senator jim demint will step down december 31st to lead the heritage foundation. it's a powerful conservative think tank in washington. demint says he can be more effective outside the senate. >> a lot of my role in the senate has been stopping bad things and saying no to bad things. but we need
Dec 4, 2012 11:00am PST
wonderful rest of your day. i'm brooke baldwin. the question we're asking here, is bashar al assad, is he bluffing as fears grow his regime will unleash chemical weapons in syria? we're digging on what the sarin gas could do and of course where it is coming from. >>> but first, the president has a plan to avoid the fiscal cliff. but republican house speaker john boehner dismisses it as, and i'm quoting, la la land. the republicans offered their proposal, that happened about 24 hours ago. the white house quickly labels it as nothing new. business as usual, right? so how do we move beyond this stalemate in washington? we heard from the president, just a short time ago. our chief white house correspondent jessica yellin joins me now, jessica, the president spoke out, sat down in an interview with bloomberg tv, and in listening to the interview, did you hear any clues toward a possible compromise here? >> reporter: not new clues, brooke. the president laid down the marker that we heard from the white house consistently, which is they aren't moving until they hear the republicans agree
Dec 15, 2012 12:00am PST
. >> mel brooks. >> how did you get into show business in the first place? >> none of your business. >> abc news jake tapper, music from jason aldeen, and "this week in unnecessary censorship." >> wow, this world is serio >>> hi. jimmy kimmel here letting you know that subway is ready to cater your next event. with sandwich platters like the flavor crater, or the fresh fit. i think now would be the perfect time for me to give you your gift. >> okay, jimmy. >> and here it is. that's the subway three-foot giant sub. >> wow. a three-foot giant sub from subway? my favorite. thank you, jimmy. you are so very, very, very generous. >> well, you deserve it, buddy. >> i got a present for you, too. >> you do? >> yeah. >> jimmy: wow. >> yeah. >> jimmy: thank you. >> put it down a little bit. >> jimmy: so you can read the teleprompter? >> exactly. that is the subway six-foot giant sub. >> jimmy: well, thank you, guillermo. >> it's bigger than the one you gave me. >> jimmy: i see that. >> it's three foot bigger. >> jimmy: yes, i can see. >> it's twice as big. >> jimmy: i get it. you got me a better gift
Dec 5, 2012 11:00am PST
to blast off until 2015. "cnn newsroom" continues with brooke baldwin. >> suzanne, thank you. i'm brooke baldwin. top of the hour here, we're getting some breaking news out of egypt. we're going to take you there live, basically over the last couple of hours we have been watching some of the clashes that have been taking place. take a look at some of the pictures we have now learned there is a group of masked men, let me qualify this, this is state run tv in egypt, that are reporting these masked men setting fire to the muslim brotherhood headquarters. this is in eastern egypt. we're going to take you there live here momentarily with that. >>> i want to begin with this political stalemate on the minds of so many of you here, 27 days until the fiscal cliff. and i know you know that already, but guess what, folks? the deadline for congress and the white house to act, to stop the tax increase and punishing spending cuts, that deadline is coming up quicker than you may realize because did you know, congress plans to end its current session on december 21st? check your calendar as we did toda
Dec 3, 2012 11:00am PST
and talented brooke baldwin. >> ashleigh banfield, thank you so much. i'm brooke baldwin. top of the hour, a lot of news to get to on this monday. first, of course, talks over the fiscal cliff. they are going nowhere fast. democrats, they're basically telling republicans, hey, ball's in your court. we'll take you live to the white house for that. also, as the city grieves over an nfl player's tragic breaking point, new debates today about gun control and domestic violence. you'll hear both. but first, the u.s. has long believed syria has a huge stockpile of chemical weapons. now new concerns that chemical arsenal is on the move. secretary of state hillary clinton today issuing another stern warning against syria, using these weapons. the syrian foreign ministry quick to respond here saying it would not use chemical weapons against its people if it had any, but this announcement as turkey is sending warplanes to its border with syria after the syrian military bombed a nearby town of ras al-ain. you can hear that and see the smoke. this is the turkish side of the border. this is fueling mor
Dec 17, 2012 12:00pm PST
and brooke would do something like that. >> taylor: unfortunately, it's true. when you were going through your postpartum depression, your husband and your sister kissed. >> katie: (sighs) (knock on door) >> brooke: is this a bad time? >> bill: never for you. >> brooke: i couldn't stop thinking about our conversation, what you said about taylor. now i know i dismissed it, but then, it is taylor. so i need to know exactly what she said. >> bill: it's not what she said
Nov 30, 2012 11:00pm PST
campbell, very bittersweet good-bye. ,,,,,,,,,, brooke wasn't eating while fighting her brain tumor. i am now. that's why i made cupcakes. when brooke was diagnosed in california, the neurosurgeon told her parents "if it was my child i'd send her to st. jude children's research hospital." which they did. now, brooke has hope. yucch! wanna get ice cream? -you buy. -alright. give thanks for the healthy kids in your life. and give to those who are not. go to st. jude dot org or shop where ever you see the st. jude logo. rhinestone cowboy -- one ofn >>> ♪ like a rhinestone cowboy ♪ >> rhinestone cowboy, one of glen campbell's biggest and most recognizable hits. the singer is on tour to say good-bye to all of his fans. >> he suffers from alzheimer's, and sharon chin was at the last concert tonight in napa. >> reporter: for decades, glen campbell has been gentle on their minds. the 76-year-old grammy winner announced last year he has alzheimer's disease. his daughter is one of three of his children who performs in the band. >> we've just been having an amazing time and we're gon
Dec 9, 2012 12:00am PST
brook representing san francisco green party and the local organization our city. first a technical point on all of this. i was under the impression and check with dhr on this that the executive position still exists but filled on an interim basis. maybe i am wrong on that but good to make sure you're correct on that from the staff's perspective. i agree bringing it back in house because the next year is going to be really big for clean power sf and some other things and we need somebody that can be available five days a week, 50 weeks a year. i mean that's really going to be important, but the main thing i want to focus on is that the advocates for clean power sf have had some concerns with the way that lafco -- when we originally set set up lafco to work on clean power sf and especially get at the beginning of 2007 and what we needed from lafco and i believe the intention we needed somebody on task for clean power sf itself that could approach the sf puc on many occasions the sf puc wasn't thinking outside of the box on this to put it politely, and we need someone, and i think
Dec 7, 2012 3:40am PST
wishes and warm thoughts to brook burke-charvet because as you all know, the gorgeous host of "dancing with the stars," we told you a few weeks ago she was diagnosed with thyroid cancer. she had the surgery. after hours of coming out of the surgery, tweeted the picture, assuring everybody made it through fine. doing okay. declared on twitter, something i cannot say on the air. let's just say she said "f" cancer is what she tweeted out. she beat it. sh is finally doing well. she thanked her doctors. she is recovering nicely. we love to hear stories with a happy ending like that. so welcome back to the gorgeous brooke burke. >> she's trying to say fly away cancer. >> yeah. nice segue. >> mm-hmm. >>> demi moore, 50 years old, she has still got her groove. according to the "l.a. times," she was grinding in her seat, dancing and posing for the camera, mugging happily with lenny kravitz and stacy keibler in miami at a party, not getting snapped in the same frame with her 26-year-old boy toy vito schnabel. >> huh? >> vito schnabel. >> schnabel, schnabel. >> but the two were all over each othe
Dec 13, 2012 11:00am PST
newsroom continues with brooke baldwin. >> cnn goes inside syria. witnesses this man crawling on his stomach just to save this woman's life. she had been shot by a sniper. you will see what happens next. i'm brooke baldwin. the news is now. be prepared. a massive cyber attack may be coming and the target? your cash. plus in his last weeks in congress, dennis kucinich demanding president obama give up secrets about drone attacks. he joins me live. >> it's 30,000 square feet. >> so long, hollywood. america's got a new hot spot for movies in the deep south. >> good to be with you. -iment brooke baldwin. i want to begin with a cnn exclusive. this is tough to watch, but the pictures speak volumes about what the syrian civil war is doing to its own people. this is about this teenager who defies the basic survival instinct, running away from a hail of bullets. oh, no. instead this young man who used to work in a bakery decides to crawl into the gunfire to try to save a stranger's life. this is a reality for so many syrians every single day. here's cnn, but if there children in the room, get
Dec 13, 2012 7:00am PST
on the campus of lynn brook in san jose and in that yao feety it indicated there was a bomb on the campus of monta vista in coopertino. so officials lynn brook called police to tell them what the grafitti said and now the sheriff's department, coopertino police are investigating, they are turning students away to see if -- if in fact there is anything suspicious on campus. right now we just have one school in the area confirmed that is closed that's monta vista. we hope to have more for you at eight. reporting live. channel 2news. >> we had heard there were several schools involved but at this point you only have confirmation of one school? that's correct? >> reporter: that's right. i did put a call into lynn brook in san jose to see and they say they are open for school today. as far as the other schools in the area we are trying to make calls and figure out if they are open or closed. right now just this one. >> we just want to be clear on that. live a story she is following and we will be staying on top of throughout the rest of the morning. >> all right. possible changes at a forme
Dec 19, 2012 11:00am PST
" continues right now with brooke baldwin. >> suzanne, thank you. good to see you'll of you here on this wednesday. i'm brooke baldwin. a bit of a surprise. moments ago on the white house briefing room today, the president speaking before reporters answering several questions about the fiscal cliff, and blasting republicans in the process. well, here is what we have learned since. speaker of the house john boehner, he will be responding. he'll be responding in just minutes from now here. so we'll take that for you live. but let me begin with what the president began with, with this debate sweeping the nation right now. he wants ideas on changing nation the nation's gun laws. wants the ideas fast. he tapped number two to lead the interagency effort to come up with proposals. he gave vice president joe biden one month to do it. the president says this is not some wishy washy blue ribbon government study group. take a listen. >> this is not some washington commission. this is not something where folks are going to be studying the issue for six months and publishing a report that get
Dec 11, 2012 11:00am PST
to go to brooke baldwin where "cnn newsroom" continues. hey, brooke. >> hey, suzanne, thank you. i'm brooke baldwin. right to it. thanks for being with me. we want to begin in michigan. take a look. >> we are -- >> union. >> the sound of protesters chanting, filled the state house gallery in lansing, while inside the capital chamber the republican-led legislature passed not just one, two right to work bills. one was for the public workers. the second, which passed moments ago, covers workers in the private sector. with the passing of both bills here, michigan will become the 24th right to work state, all that is left for that to happen, for the republican governor to sign it. rick snyder promises to do exactly that, probably tomorrow. look at more pictures we have for you here. more than 12,000 protesters gathered in freezing temperatures. i think i saw some snow falling earlier there in lansing as the lawmakers were inside, voting. and, against the odds, democrats waged a final losing battle. poppy harlow, let me bring you in there, amidst all of this in lansing. set the scene for
Dec 12, 2012 11:00am PST
3-d. >>> i'm brooke baldwin. want to let you know, moments ago, police identifying the gunman and the victims in that horrific shooting inside a mall in the portland area in oregon. the shooter, 22 years old. here is his picture. no motive yet. we're told the two people he killed did not know him. we have their images for you here. we'll have much more on their lives in just a moment. also, a teenage girl in serious condition right now. here's the sheriff. >> all of us have to recognize that this was a heart breaking tragedy, by any standard. and many, many people will be affected by this terrible act of violence every day for the rest of their lives. and we should keep them in our thoughts and prayers. on the other hand, i think we all need to be very thankful that this incident wasn't much worse. >> we will take you live to portland for more on the shooter in just a moment here. but first, the victims. and this is where this briefing got emotional. i want you to listen here to the sheriff spokesman describe the victims and the requests on behalf of the families. >> this firs
Dec 17, 2012 11:00am PST
school. "cnn newsroom" continues now with brooke baldwin who is in newtown, connecticut. >>> i'm brooke baldwin live today in newtown, connecticut, where today the new reality is sinking in. today parents are living alongside an empty room of the child they lost. left behind in that room, pajamas, favorite toys, books they always read together, parents who know this, even the smell of their child's pillow. and these first responders being called heroes, but still day in and day out living with the images no one could have prepared them to see. today, families are deciding on coffins, head stones, choosing songs that will play at the funerals of first graders. want to tell you about the two little boys who are actually being remembered right now. the funeral for 6-year-old jack pinto began just about an hour ago. jack will be laid to rest today in newtown village cemetery. just a little bit of background on this 6-year-old, jack adored football, his favorite player was new york giants receiver victor cruz. apparently he watched giants games while proudly wearing his cruz jersey. look at
Dec 13, 2012 12:00pm PST
colorado ,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,, >> brooke: we have to promise each other, no matter how bad we feel or how tempted we are, katie cannot know that we kissed. >> bill: she's not gonna hear it from me. >> taylor: (sighs) >> brooke: we have to forget that it even happened. >> bill: that, i won't be able to do. >> katie: it's dangerous to leave me alone. >> taylor: (sighs) why is that? >> katie: since you've been gone, i've bought out a baby store. >> taylor: making up
Dec 23, 2012 10:00am PST
religion news service, and e.j. dionne, senior fellow at the brookings institution, professor at georgetown university and columnist for "the washington post." welcome to you all. kim has put together a short video reminder of what happened in 2012. >> a wave of mass shootings renewed age-old theological discussions about evil, suffering and tragedy. especially after the massacre at the connecticut elementary school, many religious leaders repeated calls for stricter gun control measures. some called it a pro-life issue. one of the mass shootings took place in a house of worship. in august, six people were killed when a gunman opened fire at a sikh temple in oak creek, wisconsin. once again, religion played an important role in the presidential election. for the first time ever, there were no white protestants on either ticket. although there wasn't a lot of god talk from president obama or mitt romney, grassroots religious groups were active on both sides. evangelical voters were divided dung t primary season, but in the end, they rallied around romney, despite some concerns about voting f
Dec 3, 2012 2:00pm PST
. susan wiseberg, followed by brook turner, renee' currin. >> ma'am, choose the other microphone. >> my name is susan wiesberg, i'm a volunteer counselor at the san francisco tenants union and i hear time after time reports from tenants of harassment by their land lords in an attempt to get them out mostly from low rent apartments. but i wanted to tell you one story that happened the other day that was so outrageous that it has kept me up at night. there was a young woman, a single mother of a school age child, a woman who was poor, very poor, but she's working, she's in school and she's paid her rent regularly. she's never missed a rent payment. first of all her landlord tried to evict her on trumped-up charges. she fought that eviction and won. this was followed by a month or so later an announcement from the landlord that they wanted her to leave so that they could sell the building to someone else. she refused that. they demanded that she give them the keys to the place so they could pass the keys on to any new owner, which they didn't have yet. then they told her that they wer
Dec 13, 2012 5:30am PST
the duty to inform you of that fact. >> thank you, mr. decosta. mr. brooks. >> this is the last one, eric brooks representing san francisco green party. i want to pick up where commissioner vietor left off, on october 9 when you give the preliminary okay for this. i got up and gave tentative support for it. but commissioner caen rightly insisted that davis & associates be appropriated $100,000 for a detailed plan for what it would do for the remaining $1.3 million. we do not have that yet, that money has been spent. the framework from the meeting. there are difficulties with the framework, and i understand that you okay with that, but now we are approiating the money for this. if you start the process and do the full funding now, the survey that is done will be based on a $10 premium on one year and $20 for two-year. it will be similar to those done. that survey will not be incorporating the possibility of what i spoke to after the general manager's report. that there might not be a premium. we may be able to offer people 100% green without any extra costs. and if we jump the gun and do a
Dec 16, 2012 10:30pm PST
. it's good to get back on the agenda. i have a speaker card here but i see mr. brooks. >> i did want to speak to had item, eric brooks for the san francisco green party. i would reiterate what the other speakers said and dovetail off of commissioner. that the utilities commission has in its possession, real estate, but not just real estate but something that is part of the watershed ecosystem in the bay area. that's how this property should be treated. just like all parts of hetch hetchy in the mountains. we need to treat it the same way. and along those lines i would reiterate what others said. that the sfpuc should aggressively assert its authorities and rights to oversee the funds and activities. we are hearing that we don't even know if the rod and gun club has enough money to do the clean-up through insurance. when it's the responsibility of that club to do the clean-up. so sfpuc needs to be in charge. so do everything in your power to be in charge. i will reiterate what i said last year, when tim colin and i get up and we agree on something, that's serious business. because we
Dec 24, 2012 12:00am PST
their 2-cents to this? >> yeah. eric brooks again. san francisco green party. thanks for the opportunity chair camp chair campos. just two things and how important the municipal bank is. i think that needs to be in the top three priorities list and i mentioned this many times and i wanted as an individual grass-roots organizer and coalesce a team and show you there are leverage with this and we're getting to the point in the next year i would be surprised if we don't have to deal with the broad band network and i don't know what you have experienced but a month ago comcox raised my rate 15 bucks a month and just like we need public power, we need public communications. we need to be competing with a public infrastructure with compast, comcast and at&t and you name it and i urge that we do something in the next year and do a new study around broad band and 110 years ago now. we need. >> >> update it and lay the ground for a communication system in san francisco and if you look at what happens with the public access channel it's obvious that we need it and comcast isn't going to give u
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